Lateline | Fri, 13 Nov 2009
Scientists say the Greenland ice sheet is losing mass at an accelerating rate, increasing its contribution to global rises in sea levels. Published in the peer-reviewed journal Science, the research says more than 270,000 million tonnes of ice melts from Greenland every year. But the paper's authors say they have observed an accelerating loss of mass from the ice sheet since 2000.
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